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In general, scholars have long noted mobility as a formative frame of socio-political life in the Mediterranean region. Historians have explored how com-mercial linkages, often doubling as vectors for diplomacy and warfare, con-tributed to the
political. Most ate not nearly so politicized as the scenes of
massacres mentioned above. Much of archaeology as a discipline is dedicated to
linking the art, artifacts, and ways of life of ancient groups and civilizations into a
coherent, often melancholic narrative of loss. Perhaps the most difficult
of rock paintings and engravings especially in mountainous areas sud1 as the Gilf
Kebir and Jebel Ouenat, whe1·e favourable living conditions lasted lunger than in
the surrounding desert plains (J<igs. 3; 4).
These picrnres provide details of the everyday life of rhe people, whether
form and reduces it to
a comic strip image – a symbol reminiscent of those pictograms with whose
help we find our way through everyday life and which, for example, facilitate
»›Artist against Nuclear War‹ (1958-1962). A Touring Exhibition at the Time of Cold War,« in:
Benjamin Ziemann (ed.): Peace
continuity, stability, renewal, and development. Heritage resources can con-
tribute to improving the quality of life. And most significantly, heritage resources
have an important role in creating and maintaining individual and community
identity and in the education of children in addition to being a
In January 1941, in recommending substantial Lend-Lease aid to the Allies,
the president declared that the United States was supporting a secure world
founded upon »Four Freedoms:« freedom of speech and worship, freedom
from want, meaning, Roosevelt said, a healthy peacetime life for people
importance in everyday life.
Looking at large river corridors like the Maeander valley one is inclined to attach much importance to the smaller inland rivers as traffic connections, too. A closer examination reveals that this is only partly correct in pre-modern circumstances.
activities of Moroccan migrants
living in the Canaries. The last section concludes.
II. About Islands, Borders and Migration
1. Islands and Migration
A social study of islands raises the question of whether the geographical status
of an island, a relatively small territory surrounded by ocean, is
On this aspect cf. Elizabeth A. Perkins, Border Life: Experience and Memory in the Revolution-
ary Ohio Valley (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1998).
59 On the so-called Squaw campaign cf. Zeisberger, Herrnhuter Indianermission in der Amerika-
nischen Revolution. Die Tagebücher
States and the Philippine-American
War, 1899-1902 (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1979), pp. 113-114;
Ngozi-Brown, »African-American Soldiers and Filipinos,« p. 50.
29 More than one thousand men refused a return to the United States. After their discharge they
started a new life